New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Kellyanne Conway (Photo: Ståle Grut / NRKbeta and screen capture)
Kellyanne Conway told CNN's Jake Tapper Sunday that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) did not tweet as much about church bombings in Sri Lanka as she did about the Christchurch, New Zealand Mosque bombing. It evidently made Conway speculate that the freshman Democrat isn't Christian enough.
Conway was asked by Tapper about President Donald Trump's lack of a response to the church fires in Louisiana. But Conway used the opportunity to attack the Congressperson known colloquially as AOC.
Conway was quickly blasted by a Twitter user, which she then used as an opportunity to blast Democrats.
Wrong again. You can delete or apologize (holds breath) I was referring to @AOC silence about the Sri Lanka massac… https://t.co/O8kHVE3rOB— Kellyanne Conway (@Kellyanne Conway) 1556466580.0
It's unclear what the difference is between Christians and "Easter Worshippers," as most Christians celebrate Easter.
AOC had her own response to Conway:
I chose to use the word ‘incompetent’ when it comes to Trump’s response to Hurricane María & the 3,000 Americans wh… https://t.co/TMWw8YbeI7— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez) 1556468348.0
The terrorist attack in Sri Lanka was horrifying. Saying ‘Easter worshippers’ matters bc Easter is the holiest day… https://t.co/ORzL8aOA6U— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez) 1556469695.0
You are using this as an excuse to stoke suspicion around my Christianity + faith life, @KellyannePolls. The Sri L… https://t.co/Co5ZSDpb0R— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez) 1556470673.0